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Norway Official Wants to ‘Educate’ Jews against Circumcision

There is nothing worse for Jews than a good looking and do-good non-Jewish woman doctor who sees the world through her stethoscope and thinks Jews are ignorant of health because they circumcise babies.

Norway to ‘Control’ Circumcision with Respect for Jews and Muslims

Norway appears to be on the way to protect circumcision for Jews and Muslims so long as they are performed in hospitals. The Conservative-Progress government...

French Politicians, Clergymen Back Petition Defending Circumcision

More than 5,500 people, including prominent French politicians, scholars and clergymen, have signed a petition against attempts to ban the ritual circumcision of boys...

Council of Europe Says Ritual Circumcision Won’t Be Banned

Sometimes anti-Semitism is its own best antidote because it makes its sewage makers look as ignorant as they are. After a Council of Europe body said circumcision violates human rights, its leader rejected the idea.

Will Israeli Embassies in Europe Expand Services to Include Brit Mila and Shechitah?

The proposal will allow European Jews to use the extraterritorial status of the Israeli embassy to legally perform Brit Mila.

European Council Passes Anti-Ritual Circumcision Resolution

A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the...

Britons in Suspense over Possibility of a ‘Royal Circumcision’

King George started circumcising newly-born princes 250 years ago, Princess Diana rejected the idea. Britain now wonders if Kate and William will or won't. One thing for sure, it won’t be a Brit Mila.

Rabbinical Group Aims to Standardize Circumcision in Europe

A European rabbinical group has created a union to include every mohel - ritual circumciser - in an effort to standardize ritual circumcision and...

Duchess Kate Had a Boy, Call the Mohel

Duchess Kate Middleton gave birth to a baby boy on Monday. The baby weighed in at 8 lb. 6oz. No word yet if the local...

Anti-Circumcision Group to Picket ACLU’s Marriage Equality Rally

Boys should be protected by law from circumcision just like girls, say activists. And if the ACLU backs marriage equality? Picket them because it also is against circumcision bans! Welcome to Oakland.

Danish Health Board Says No Need to Ban Circumcision

The tide of the anti-circumcision seems to be ebbing. Germany passed a law to bypass a Cologne court ruling that the procedure is illegal. Now, Danish doctors say the ritual is not harmful.

Pot Quinn Accusing Kettles of Pandering to Jews

Quinn actually said: “You know what else is wrong? … Going into communities and pandering and telling them what they want to hear just so you can get their vote."

Baby Dies in Israeli Hospital following Circumcision

The circumcision had actually been performed flawlessly, and apparently baby choked during feeding.

Daily Compares Jewish Ire on Circumcision Cartoon to Muslim Riots

The Oslo daily that published a blood libel caricature of circumcision now pours salt on Jewish wounds, stating that the angry reaction of Jews is just like the Muslim riots to cartoons mocking Mohammed.

Norwegian Daily Published Blood Libel Caricature of Circumcision

The Middle Ages have returned to Europe, or maybe they never left. Jews dipping matzos in blood is old hat. Now a Norwegian newspaper depicts circumcision as a violent and bloody religious custom.

Israeli Rabbinate Backs Berlin Rabbi for Oral Suction at Brit

The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has sent a letter of support to Berlin Chabad Rabbi Yehudah Teichtal, who was charged by an anti-circumcision activist...

European Rabbis to Grant Merkel Top Honor

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will receive a top award from Europe's mainstream Orthodox rabbinic body, the Conference of European Rabbis. It announced Monday that Merkel...

Another Baby (Almost) Bites the Dust

Rabbi Pirutinsky discussed the issue of 'metzizah b'peh' at length, concluding that if medical experts determine that there is a danger to the child, metzizah should be performed by other legitimate methods.

Mother Blames Mohel for Baby’s Herpes after Circumcision

The question of the safety of the controversial ritual of sucking the baby’s blood after the foreskin is cut in a circumcision has again been raised following another case of Herpes.

European MDs Accuse US Pro-Circumcision Doctors of Bias

European MDs keep up their fight against circumcision. Despite universal acknowledgement it helps prevents disease, they charge that US pediatricians in favor of circumcision are “culturally biased.”

Canadian Doctors to Drop Anti-Circumcision Stance

The anti-circumcision crowd is about to suffer a setback with a “revolutionary” new policy by Canadian pediatricians, who will suggest, “Let the parents decide.”

Gentile Prisoners Suddenly Become Jewish for Kosher Food

Pennsylvania prisoners say they are Jewish simply because they want kosher food, which inflates the prison budget. Passover solve the problem when the inmates discover they can’t eat “kitniyot.”

Buddha Statues Join Barbie Dolls in Iran’s ‘Cultural Circumcision’

First it was Barbie dolls. Then it was the Simpsons, another Western “evil.” Now, Iran defends itself against the wicked East and bans Buddha statues.

Is Consent for Metzitza B’Peh Really about Banning Circumcision?

Metzizah b'peh is not even required by many Orthododx poskim. In fact it is actually discouraged by some.

Indonesian Muslims Rejects Ban on Female Circumcision

The government is unable to make good on a ban that's been on the books since 2006.

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